Tara Larson Tara Larson has worked as a reporter for the Iowa State Daily and a Traditional Home editorial apprentice. She has covered home trends and tours and produced content for print and digital. She also contributed to CountryLiving.com as a freelance writer. Upon graduating, Tara became the front of house coordinator at Netflix, assisting with events and maintaining the office. After that, she served as an intern at Esquire, where she created pieces for the culture, style, and lifestyle verticals. Currently, Tara is based in New York City and works as an editorial assistant for Footwear News. She covers industry trends and celebrity style, and she also creates content for their social media. Tara holds a bachelor's of science degree in journalism from Iowa State University with a minor in sociology. About Better Homes & Gardens Better Homes & Gardens, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is the only iconic home brand with a 100+ year history of providing trustworthy and achievable ideas for all doers and home-enthusiasts. We are the go-to resource for fresh takes on home, food, and gardening—inspiring people to bring their dreams to life at home on special occasions and every day. BHG reaches 45 million readers each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process.